You have to remember that Filmation was once one of the undisputed rulers of Saturday Morning. They produced a vast flood of animated cartoons, a few feature films, and even a handful of live action TV shows over their twenty-six year career, all but one of these productions proudly made in their entirety in the […]Read more "Flash Gordon: The Greatest Adventure of All (1982)"
Lately, Animation and I have had a very complex relationship. It hasn’t exactly been a good one, not for some time now. I suppose, in a way, you might blame Pixar. Not that it’s exactly their fault, it is more that everyone else had to copy them and all the money went into computer animated […]Read more "Misiunea spatialã Delta [Delta Space Mission] (1984)"
“The following transmission has been translated into local Terran dialect. Some visual distortion may occur” I have no idea what in the world Antonio Llapur and Matt Sjafiroeddin were smoking when they created Space Detective. I just hope someone buys them more of it – and soon. I find myself at a loss what in […]Read more "Space Detective (2017)"
At first glance, you might mistake Mars for A Scanner Darkly: both use a very similar style of computer generated rotoscoped animation, although Mars has a simpler, less realistic approach, perhaps close to some of the segments of Richard Linklater’s earlier attempt at rotoscoped animation, Waking Life. But, instead of a paranoid Phillip K. Dick exercise in fragmented realities, Mars is […]Read more "Mars (2010)"